While we’re on the topic of the Mets, check out the play that first baseman Daniel Murphy made last night on a groundball that hit the bag. Behind the back toss to get the runner at first. Well, kinda. Mark Loretta should’ve been called safe. But that’s a minor detail.

5 Responses to “Daniel Murphy = Magic Johnson”

  1. How was that not ESPN’s highlight of the night last night? They went with Ortiz’s homer instead. Poor choice. I guess Papi sells.

  2. Paul Moro says:

    Coley, it’s clearly because of ESPN’s clear pattern of disrespect and hatred towards the city of New York.

  3. Aha! But that can’t be the case, because on the same night ESPN.com ran the headline, “Ex-Mets star Dykstra files for bankruptcy in L.A.” Ex-Mets star Dykstra? Did he play the majority of his career in NY? No. Did he have his best years in NY? No. What a crock! He’s Philadelphia’s embarrassing former star, damn it! You can’t take him away from us!

  4. melissa says:

    It was clearly the “Sophie’s Choice,” of the ESPN highlight of the night. Do they feature the Mets clip even though the team currently sucks or do they show the Boston clip of everybody’s favorite Big Papi? Quite the conundrum. In the end a resurgent Big Papi trumps Murphy. Paul, you don’t realize that ESPN doesn’t just like to feature NY teams they also like as much Sawks coverage as possible. I’m actually surprised they didn’t split screen it and show both clips at the same time.

  5. Paul Moro says:

    For the record, I was kidding about ESPN’s bias. There’s more than enough (and then some) coverage of NYC sports.

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